College Vision, Mission, Values and Goals

Vision Statement

Orange County Community College will be an exemplary community college transforming lives through academic excellence, innovation and partnerships.

Mission Statement

We are a community of learners dedicated to providing high-quality and accessible educational and enrichment opportunities that foster lifelong learning.

Values Statement

To fulfill the mission and vision of the College, we are committed to:

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Inclusivity
  • Inquiry
  • Creativity
  • Collaboration
  • Stewardship


To fulfill its mission, the College has established the following goals:

  • To provide high quality academic courses and programs that prepare a diverse student population to achieve its educational, employment and enrichment goals.
  • To engage learners in an environment that develops their knowledge and skills in critical thinking, information and technology literacy, effective communication and enhances their awareness of civic responsibility and cultural diversity.
  • To establish public and private partnerships and provide programs and services that support and serve our county’s educational, economic, civic and cultural needs.
  • To promote student growth and development by providing comprehensive and innovative academic and support services.
  • To offer opportunities to learn with a dedicated and diverse faculty and staff who value excellence in teaching, service to students, creative collaboration and continuous improvement.
  • To build and maintain safe, accessible and sustainable facilities that support the learning environment.
  • To identify, secure and allocate resources that advance the strategic priorities of the College.

Master Plans

Strategic Master Plan 2015 - 2020

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Academic Master Plan 2016 - 2020


Institutional Advancement Master Plan

Student Services Master Plan

Diversity and Inclusion Plan

Plan Archives